1. National

Census shows population jump

The population of England and Wales grew by 7.1 percent between 2001 and 2011, census data showed. The proportion of foreign-born residents in the country increased to 13 percent.

View all 12 updates ›

Census: Fewer Christians in 2011 than 2001

The number of people who stated their religion was Christianity in 2011 was fewer than in 2001, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Christians decreased to 59 per cent (33.2 million) in 2011 from 72 per cent (37.3 million) in 2001.

The amount of people who said they had no religious affiliation increased from 15 per cent (7.7 million) in 2001 to 25 per cent (14.1 million) in 2011.

More top news